9:36 AM EST, November 20, 2014
Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:
AQUATICA: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are purchased in advance at AquaticaOrlando.com. Same price for adults and children. Regular admission is $56 for adults, $51 ages 3-9; 407-351-3600 or aquaticabyseaworld.com.
LA NOUBA BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: Downtown Disney West Side; 407-939-7328; special rates starting at $54 for adult and $45 for child seats. Available through December 19, 2014. Dinner & A Show package available until November 22. Package includes a ticket to La Nouba and dinner at a participating restaurant including Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe, Planet Hollywood or Splitsville Luxury Lanes. $99 plus tax for a Dinner & Category 2 ticket ($89 plus tax for children ages 3 to 9); $119 plus tax for a Dinner & Category 1 ticket ($109 plus tax for children ages 3 to 9.)
DISCOVERY COVE: adjacent to SeaWorld Orlando, off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 1-877-4-DISCOVERY; Florida resident "Dolphin Swim Day Resort" package for $219 includes unlimited admission pass to SeaWorld and Aquatica through Dec. 2014. For an additional $49, guests can enhance their day by adding SeaVenture. Residents also receive unlimited admission to SeaWorld® Orlando and Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark, through January 31, 2015. Guests can also embark on an adventure to Busch Gardens® Tampa for a $25 package upgrade. Unlimited park admission is also available through January 31, 2015. Proof of valid Florida residency is required. For more information or to book a reservation visit DiscoveryCove.com or call 1-877-434-7268.
FUN SPOT: 5551 Del Verde Way (near International Drive and Kirkman), Orlando; 407-363-3867. Discounts on second-day tickets: The two day special applies to those who arrive after 10 p.m. and purchase a wrist band for unlimited rides for $39.95. Return the next day for no additional charge.
GATORLAND: 14501 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando; 407-855-5496 or 1-800-393-5297; Regular daily admission is $26.99 adults, $18.99 ages 3-12. Florida Resident Zipline special $29.99, plus tax; offer includes admission to Gatorland. ID required. Advanced reservations required. (Offer valid through Dec.19, 2014. Blackout dates may apply.)
JUNGLE ADVENTURES: with animals, Native American Indian Village Tour, Gator feeding, Jungle Swamp Boat Ride: 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily (ask about VIP "Dinner and Adventure Tour" featuring boat ride and storytelling at 6:30 p.m. Thursday-Sunday); 26205 E. State Road 50, Christmas; $23.95 plus tax age 12 and older, $20.95 plus tax age 60 and older, $16.95 plus tax ages 3-11, children under 3 free. 407-568-2885 or jungleadventures.com.
TREASURE TAVERN: 6400 Carrier Drive at Pirates Dinner Adventure Complex; 407-206-5102 or treasuretavern.com; Special rate for hospitality employees: $27.50. Sundays only. Regular admission is $36.95-$61.95 plus tax.
WET 'N WILD: 6200 International Drive, Orlando; 407-351-1800; Florida residents can buy a single-day pass for $36 and get the rest of the year free. This offer is only available online at wetnwildorlando.com and must be purchased in advance.Nonresidents can buy a day for $56 and get the rest of your visits free, valid for up to 14 days through Dec. 31, 2014. Restriction apply.Weekday annual pass $58 Monday-Friday for one year. Annual pass $92 unlimited admission for one year including parking. Regular price is $56 general, $51 seniors and ages 3-9.ATTRACTION DIRECTORY
AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190.
BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES: airboat rides, pontoon eco tours, alligators and crocodiles: 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily; 2356 Black Hammock Fish Camp Road, Oviedo; free exhibits, airboat rides $19.99 and up; 407-365-1244.
BREVARD ZOO: railroad and "Paws On" kid's area: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 8225 N. Wickham Road, just east of Interstate 95 (Exit 191 off Interstate 95), Melbourne; $16 adults, $15 age 60 and older, $12 ages 2-12; 321-254-9453 or brevardzoo.org.
CENTRAL FLORIDA ZOO: native and exotic animals, Tropical Splash Ground, Zoom Air Adventure course: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 3755 N. U.S. Highway 17-92, Sanford; $14.95 adults, $12.95 seniors, $10.95 ages 3-12, free age 2 and younger; 407-323-4450 or centralfloridazoo.org.
DREAMCATCHER HORSE RESCUE RANCH: hours vary; 10639 Toad Road, Clermont; pony rides $5-$10, barn tours $5, riding lessons $30; 407-702-8332 or dreamcatcherhorses.com.
ECO-TOUR GUIDED SAFARIS: kayak and boat tours of Central Florida rivers: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays; disembarks at various locations through Orlando; $35; 321-543-4031.
FOREVER FLORIDA - ZIPLINES & ADVENTURES IN THE WILD: Coach, horseback and zipline tours: departure times vary; 4755 N. Kenansville Road at Forever Florida, St. Cloud; $32 adults, $24 children for Wild Coach Adventure, $65 for Horseback Adventure, $65 for Zipline and Thrill Pack Adventures; 1-866-854-3837 or floridaflorida.com.
GATORLAND: Gator Wrestlin' show, Gator Gully Splash Park, white leucistic alligators: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 14501 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando; $26.99 adults, $18.99 ages 3-12; 407-855-5496 or 1-800-393-5297. (Florida Resident Zipline special $29.99, plus tax; includes admission to Gatorland. ID required. Reservations required.through Dec.19, 2014. Blackout dates may apply.)
GREEN MEADOWS FARM: tours, train ride, barnyard animals: continuous tours 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily; 1368 S. Poinciana Blvd., Kissimmee; $23 adults, $19 seniors, free ages 2 and younger ($21 Florida residents); 407-846-0770.
JUNGLE ADVENTURES: animals, Native American Indian Village Tour, Gator feeding, Jungle Swamp Boat Ride: 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily; $23.95 plus tax age 12 and older, $20.95 plus tax age 60 and older, $16.95 plus tax ages 3-11, children under 3 free; ("Dinner and Adventure Tour" boat ride and storytelling; 6:30 p.m. Thursday-Sunday; $39.50 plus tax); 26205 E. State Road 50, Christmas; 407-568-2885 or jungleadventures.com.
LUKAS BUTTERFLY ENCOUNTER:butterfly habitat: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily; 1909 Slavia Road, Oviedo; $5 general, free ages 3 and younger; 407-365-6163.
REPTILE DISCOVERY CENTER: educational center, museum and reptile farm: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday; 2710 Big John Drive, DeLand; $10.50 adults, $9.50 seniors, $7.50 children; 386-740-9143 or reptilediscoverycenter.com.
REPTILE WORLD SERPENTARIUM: venom farm and reptile exhibits: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (venom programs at noon and 3 p.m.); 5705 Highway 192, east of St. Cloud; $8.75 adults, $6.75 ages 6-17, $5.75 ages 3-5; 407-892-6905.
UNCLE DONALD'S FARM: barnyard animals, tours, hayrides, pony rides, wildlife exhibit: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 2713 Griffin Ave., off U.S. Highway 27/441 north of Lady Lake; $11.25 plus tax adults, $10 plus tax ages 3-12, $10.25 plus tax seniors, $3 for pony rides; 352-753-2882.
CAPONE'S DINNER AND SHOW: dinner and original musical in a 1930s Chicago gangland setting: daily showtimes vary; 4740 W. U.S. Highway 192, Kissimmee; $59.99 plus tax adults, $39.99 plus tax ages 4-12, free age 3 and younger; 407-397-2378.
MEDIEVAL TIMES: knights in armor compete in jousting matches and tournament games: shows daily; 4510 W. U.S. Highway 192, Kissimmee; dinner and show $62.95 plus tax adults, $36.95 plus tax ages 12 and under; 1-888-935-6878.
OUTTA CONTROL MAGIC SHOW: magic and comedy dinner show: 6 and 8 p.m. daily; 9067 International Drive, Orlando (inside Wonder Works attraction); $24.99 plus tax adults, $19.99 plus tax ages 4-12 and age 55 and older (reservations recommended); 407-351-8800.
PIRATES DINNER ADVENTURE: dinner and show set aboard full-scale pirate ship: shows daily; 6400 Carrier Drive (behind Wet 'n Wild), Orlando; $61.95 plus tax adults, $37.45 plus tax ages 3-11; 1-800-866-2469 or piratesdinneradventure.com.
SLEUTHS MYSTERY DINNER SHOWS: comedy, mystery, and dinner with audience participation: daily showtimes vary; 8267 International Drive, Orlando; $57.95 adults, $23.95 ages 3-11; 407-363-1985 or sleuths.com.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS DINNER ADVENTURE: sword fights, comedy and romance: Tuesday-Sunday; 6400 Carrier Drive, Orlando at Pirates Dinner Adventure Complex; $63.95 plus tax adults, $39.45 plus tax ages 3-12; 1-800-866-2469 or pirates-town.com.
TREASURE TAVERN: cabaret variety shows:8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 6400 Carrier Drive, Orlando at Pirates Dinner Adventure Complex; $36.95-$61.95 plus tax; 407-206-5102 or treasuretavern.com.
ARTISAN ALLEY FARMERS MARKET: 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Fridays; Artisan Alley between Georgia and New York Avenues, DeLand; 386-589-3118.
AUDUBON PARK COMMUNITY MARKET: 6-10 p.m. Mondays; Stardust Video & Coffee, 1842 E. Winter Park Road, Orlando; 407-623-3393.
CAGAN CROSSINGS FARMERS MARKET: 4-7 p.m. Fridays; Cagan Crossings Town Center, Highway 27 north of Highway 192, Clermont; 352-242-2444.
CASSELBERRY FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Second Friday of each month; Lake Concord Park, 95 Triplet Lake Drive, Casselberry; 407-733-1783.
CLERMONT FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays; Montrose Street between Seventh and Eighth Street; 407-625-3818.
COLLEGE PARK FARMERS MARKET: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays; Infusion Tea, 1600 Edgewater Drive, Orlando; 407-496-3089.
DEBARY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays; Gateway Center for the Arts, 880 N. U.S. Highway 17-92, DeBary; 407-443-6965.
DUNNELLON FARMERS MARKET:noon-4 p.m. Tuesdays; Dunnellon Historic Train Depot, 12061 S. Williams St.; 352-229-1030.
EDGEWOOD FARMERS MARKET: with food trucks: 5-8 p.m. Thursdays; 405 Larue Ave., Edgewood; 407-851-2920.
FARMERS MARKET OF SEMINOLE: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays; 2215 W. First St., Sanford; 301-412-5242, farmersmarketofseminole.com.
GENEVA HERITAGE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Third Saturdays of each month; 101 E. Main St., Geneva; 407-792-0758.
KISSIMMEE VALLEY FARMERS MARKET:4-8 p.m. Tuesday; Kissimmee Civic Center, 201 E. Dakin Ave.; 407-846-4643 or kissimmeemainstreet.com.
LAKE COUNTY FARMERS AND FLEA MARKET: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday(except holidays); Lake County Fairgrounds, 2101 N County Road 452 Eustis; 352-357-9692.
LAKE MARY FARMERS MARKET:9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturdays; behind Lake Mary City Hall, Fourth Street and Lake Mary Boulevard, Lake Mary; 407-585-1428.
LEESBURG SATURDAY MORNING MARKET:8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays; 501 W. Main St., Leesburg; free; 352-787-0000.
LONGWOOD STATION GREEN MARKET: 5 -8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Corner of W. Church St and N. Ronald Reagan Blvd in front of the Historic Longwood Inn; free; 321-203-4535.
MAITLAND FARMERS MARKET:9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays; Lake Lily Park, 701 Lake Lily Drive, Maitland; 407-539-6268.
MARKET PLACE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays; Palmetto Plaza on the Avenue (intersection of Kensington St., E. Macdonald Ave. & Palmetto St., off E. Orange Ave.); 352-483-5460.
MOUNT DORA VILLAGE MARKET:9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays; Elizabeth Evans Park, 100 S. Donnelly St., Mount Dora; 352-735-1191.
OCOEE FARMERS MARKET: 3-8 p.m. Fridays, McKey Street and Bluford Avenue, Ocoee; 321-303-3374.
ORANGE CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays; Dickinson Park, Highway 17-92 and East Graves Avenue, Orange City; 386-775-5410.
ORLANDO FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays; Lake Eola Park, corner of Central and Eola Drive, downtown Orlando; 321-202-5855 or orlandofarmersmarket.com.
OVIEDO'S FAVORITE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. First Saturdays Monthly; Historic Lawton House, 200 W. Broadway Ave., Oviedo; 407-971-5612 or oviedohis.com
SANFORD FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays; Magnolia Square, 200 S. Magnolia Ave., Sanford; 407-328-1521 or sanfordfarmersmarket.com.
WINDERMERE FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays; Town Square, 614 Main St., Windermere; 407-625-3818.
WINTER GARDEN FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays; The Pavilion, 104 S. Lakeview Ave., Winter Garden; 321-202-5855.
WINTER PARK FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays; 200 W. New England Ave., Winter Park; 407-599-3334.
WINTER SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays; Winter Springs Town Center, State Road 434 and Tuscawilla Road, Winter Springs; 321-436-5672.
BREVARD MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND NATURAL SCIENCE: regional history exhibits and nature preserve: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2201 Michigan Ave., Cocoa; $6 adults, $5.50 seniors and active military, $5 students, $4.50 ages 5-16; 321-632-1830.
CASA FELIZ HISTORIC HOME MUSEUM: with "James Gamble Rogers II Studio" architecture exhibit: 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday and Thursday, noon-3 p.m. Sunday; 656 Park Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-628-8200.
THE CASEMENTS: historic John D. Rockefeller home: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday; 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach; free; 386-676-3216 or thecasements.net.
CENTRAL FLORIDA RAILROAD MUSEUM: 1-5 p.m. daily; (in former Tavares & Gulf Railroad Depot) 101 S. Boyd St., Winter Garden; free; 407-656-0559.
DADE BATTLEFIELD HISTORIC STATE PARK: call for hours, Ranger History Program 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Saturdays;. 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell; $3 per vehicle up to eight people, $2 each additional person; 352-793-4781.
DELAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MUSEUM: medical and historical artifacts: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 230 N. Stone St., DeLand; free (donations accepted); 386-740-5800.
DELTONA VETERANS MUSEUM: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays; 1921 Evard Ave., Deltona; free; 386-789-8247.
FLORIDA CARRIAGE MUSEUM & RESORT:carriage rides and horse farm: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday; 3000 Marion County Road, Weirsdale; $11 adults, $5 age 12 and younger; 352-750-5500.
GAMBLE PLACE: historic home and park: public tours 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 1819 Taylor Road, Port Orange; $6 adults, $5 seniors, $3 ages 6-17; 386-255-0285.
GOLDENROD HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Friday; 4755 Palmetto Ave., Goldenrod; 407-677-5980.
GOLDSBORO HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 1211 W. 13th St., Sanford; free; 407-416-0416.
HANNIBAL SQUARE HERITAGE CENTER: African American historical archives: noon-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 642 W. New England Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-539-2680.
HENRY A. DELAND HOUSE MUSEUM: West Volusia Historical Society and Conrad Teaching and Research Center: noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday with docent-led tours noon-3 p.m.; 137 W. Michigan Ave., DeLand; $5 adults, $3 age 6-11, free age 5 and younger; 386-740-6813, firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL RESOURCE AND EDUCATION CENTER OF CENTRAL FLORIDA: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland; free; 407-628-0555.
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX: featuring Space Shuttle Atlantis, Apollo/Saturn V Center with Saturn V moon rocket, Angry Birds Space Encounter, Shuttle Launch Experience: open at 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily; east of U.S. Highway 1 on NASA Parkway, 5 miles south of Titusville; $50 plus tax adults, $40 plus tax ages 3-11; 877-313-2610 or KennedySpaceCenter.com.
KISSIMMEE AIR MUSEUM: aircraft displays and exhibits: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 233 N. Hoagland Blvd. at Kissimmee Gateway Airport, Kissimmee; $6 adults, $3 ages 6-12; 407-870-7366.
LAKE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 317 W. Main St., Tavares; free; 352-343-9890.
LAKE MARY HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; 158 N. Country Club Road, Lake Mary; free; 407-585-1481.
LARRY E. SMEDLEY NATIONAL VIETNAM WAR MUSEUM: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; 300 N. Tanner Road, Orlando; free; bunkerflorida.org.
LILIAN PLACE HISTORIC HOUSE TOURS: 1 p.m.-5 p.m today-Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; 111 Silver Beach Ave., Daytona Beach; $5 adults, free for children, students and veterans; 386-212-3249.
MAITLAND HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday; 221 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland; $3 adults, $2 children and seniors; 407-644-2451.
MODERNISM MUSEUM MOUNT DORA: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 145 E. Fourth Ave., Mount Dora; $8 Adults, $7 Seniors, College Students/Educators, $5 under age 17; 352-385-0034. "Wharton to Wendell: Wharton Esherick & Wendell Castle" (through January 2015).
MUSEUM OF THE APOPKANS:Native American artifacts and exhibits on historic industries of Apopka: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 122 E. 5th St., Apopka; free, donations accepted; 407-703-1707.
MUSEUM OF GENEVA HISTORY:2-4 p.m. 2nd and 4th Sundays or by appointment; 165 First St., Geneva; free; 407-349-5697.
MUSEUM OF SEMINOLE COUNTY HISTORY: Paranormal and history tour. 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; 300 Bush Blvd., Sanford; $3 adults, $1 children and students plus tax; 407-665-2489.
ORANGE COUNTY REGIONAL HISTORY CENTER: interactive displays, Heritage Square park: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; Central Boulevard and Magnolia Avenue, downtown Orlando; $12 general, $10 students, seniors and military, $9 ages 5-12; 407-836-8500.
ORLANDO FIRE MUSEUM: displays and equipment from area firefighting history: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 814 E. Rollins Ave., Orlando; free (donations accepted); 407-898-3138.
PAQUETTE'S HISTORICAL FARMALL TRACTOR MUSEUM: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; Buffalo Nickel Ranch, 615 S. Whitney Road, Leesburg; $10 donation adults, free ages 14 and younger; 352-728-3588.
PIONEER VILLAGE: Osceola County history exhibits: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday; 750 N. Bass Road, Kissimmee; donations of $5 adults, $2 ages 6-12, free age 5 and younger; 407-396-8644.
PIONEER SETTLEMENT FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS: 1900's village and folk arts center: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1776 Lightfoot Lane, Barberville; $6 adults, $4 ages 5-12, free age 4 and younger; 386-749-2959.
POLK COUNTY HISTORY CENTER: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; 100 E. Main St., Bartow; free; 863-534-4386. (Cemetery tour first Saturday each month.) Festival of Wreaths through Dec.13, 2014.
PRESIDENTS HALL OF FAME:miniature replica of the White House and U.S. presidential history; Art & Gift Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m Monday-Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday; 123 North Highway 27 Clermont; $12.95 adults, $6.95 ages 6-12; 352-394-2836.
SANFORD MUSEUM: exhibits of local history and city founder: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday; 520 E. First St., Sanford; free; 407-688-5198.
ST. CLOUD HERITAGE MUSEUM: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday-Saturday (with historical scavenger hunt every Saturday); 1012 Massachusetts Ave., St. Cloud; free (donations accepted); 407-957-7587.
STETSON MANSION: private tours of restored Victorian home: hours by appointment; 1031 Camphor Lane, DeLand; $20; 386-479-9017.
VALIANT AIR COMMAND WARBIRD MUSEUM: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily (with aerial demonstrations 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday); 6600 Tico Road, Titusville; $18 adults, $15 seniors and military, $5 ages 4-12; 321-268-1941.
MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY:historical artifacts: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; 5210 W. Irlo Bronson Hwy., Kissimmee; $7 adults, $6 seniors. $5 students, $4 disabled military, $5 for veterans and retired and free for active duty military; 407-507-3894.
WATERHOUSE RESIDENCE AND CARPENTRY SHOP MUSEUM: Victorian home and carpentry shop: noon-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday; 820 Lake Lily Drive, Maitland; $3 adults, $2 children; 407-644-2451.
WINTER GARDEN HERITAGE MUSEUM: 1-5 p.m. daily; 1 N. Main St., Winter Garden; free; 407-656-5544.
WINTER PARK HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; 200 W. New England Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-647-8180.
ZORA NEALE HURSTON NATIONAL MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. 227 E. Kennedy Blvd. Eatonville; Donations accepted; 407-647-3307.
Parks and gardens
HARRY P. LEU GARDENS: trails and botanical collections, butterfly garden: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily with Plant Sale Saturday and Sunday;1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando; $10 adults, $3 children (free 9 a.m.-5 p.m. first Mondays monthly); 407-246-2620.
BOK TOWER GARDENS: with carillon tower and Visitor Center. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily; 3 miles north of Lake Wales at County Road 17A and Tower Boulevard; $12 adults, $3 children ages 5-12; 863-676-1408.
WEKIWA SPRINGS STATE PARK: 8 a.m.-sundown daily; 1800 Wekiwa Circle, Apopka; $6 for 2-8 person vehicles, $4 single occupant vehicles, $2 pedestrians or bicyclists; 407-884-2008.
ORLANDO SCIENCE CENTER: interactive exhibits, Crosby Observatory, giant screen movies, planetarium, permanent exhibits. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday-Tuesday and Thursday-Saturday; ("Bats: Myths and Mysteries" through Jan. 4, 2015) 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando; $19 adults, $13 ages 3-11 ($5 parking); 407-514-2000 or osc.org.
U.S. SPACE WALK OF FAME MUSEUM: space-exploration history organized by former Kennedy Space Center workers: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 308 Pine St., Titusville; $5 adult, free age 16 and under; 321-264-0434.
ANIMAL KINGDOM: 500-acre home to more than 1,000 animals plus shows and rides: 9 a.m.-5p.m. today; 9a.m.-7 p.m.Saturday; 9a.m.-8p.m.Sunday-Thursday; Disney World, off Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; parking $17, one-day pass $94 plus tax general, $88 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 407-824-4321 or disneyworld.com.
BUSCH GARDENS: African-themed park and zoo, Sheikra roller coaster, Sesame Street Safari of Fun and other attractions. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday; 10a.m.-7 p.m.Monday-Thursday; 8 miles northeast of downtown Tampa at 40th Street and Busch Boulevard; $95 general, $90 ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 813-987-5082.
DISCOVERY COVE: interplay with dolphins, exotic birds, fish, stingrays: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily; adjacent to SeaWorld Orlando, off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; $199 and up plus tax with dolphin interaction; $129 and up plus tax, must be 6 and older to participate in dolphin swim (includes lunch, swim gear and 14-day pass to SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica, or Busch Gardens), "Trainer for a Day" packages available starting at $398 plus tax; (Florida residents: Dolphin Swim Day Resort package for $219 plus tax and a Day Resort package without the dolphin swim experience, for $149 plus tax.For an additional $49, guests can add SeaVenture Now through December 2014. Residents also receive unlimited admission to SeaWorld® Orlando and Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark, through January 31, 2015, Guests can add Busch Gardens® Tampa for a $25 package upgrade. Unlimited park admission also available through January 31, 2015. Proof of Florida residency required. DiscoveryCove.com or call 1-877-434-7268.)
DISNEY'S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow, Twilight Zone Tower of Terror: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.today-Sunday; 9a.m.-9p.m.Monday-Thursday; Fantasmic!: 6:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday-Thursday;(The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights, through Jan. 4, 2015.)off Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; parking $17, one-day pass $94 plus tax general, $88 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 407-824-4321 or disneyworld.com.
EPCOT: showcase of technology and foreign cultures: Future World: 9 a.m.- 9p.m.daily; IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth: 9 p.m. daily; World Showcase: 11 a.m.-9p.m.daily; off Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; parking $17, one-day pass $94 plus tax general, $88 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 407-824-4321 or disneyworld.com.
THE HOLY LAND EXPERIENCE: "living biblical museum" including musical dramas, presentations, indoor model of Jerusalem and crucifixion re-enactments daily: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday;(closed Nov. 27). 4655 Vineland Road, Orlando; $50 adults, $35 ages 6-12, $20 ages 3-5; 407-367-2065 or holylandexperience.com.
ISLANDS OF ADVENTURE: themed areas including the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Marvel Super Hero Island and more: from 9 a.m. daily; at Universal Orlando, Interstate 4 and Kirkman Road, Orlando; one-day admission $96 adults, $90 ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger ($16 parking, free for Florida residents after 6 p.m); 407-363-8000.
LEGOLAND: with coasters, rides, Miniland USA and water park, "The World of Chima" attraction: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today; 10 a.m.-6 p.m Saturday-Thursday; 1 Legoland Way, Winter Haven; $84 plus tax adults, $77 plus tax ages 3-12 or ages 60 and older; 877-350-5346 or legoland.com.
SEAWORLD ORLANDO: marine and adventure park with "One Ocean" show, Journey to Atlantis and Manta rides, TurtleTrek: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.today; 9a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday-Thursday; Off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; parking $17, one-day admission $95 adults, $90 ages 3-9; 407-351-3600.
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS: movie-TV park with The Simpsons Ride, Revenge of the Mummy, Transformers and others: 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. today; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday;Interstate 4 and Kirkman Road, Orlando; one-day admission $96 adults, $90 ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger ($17 parking, free for Florida residents after 6 p.m.); 407-363-8000.
WALT DISNEY WORLD MAGIC KINGDOM: Main Street USA, Liberty Square, Adventureland, Frontierland, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland: Park Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. today; 9 a.m.- 12a.m.Saturday-Sunday,Tuesday-Thursay; 9a.m.- 1a.m. Monday. Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade: 3 p.m. daily; Main Street Electrical Parade: 9 p.m.& 11 p.m. Saturday-Thursday; "Wishes" Fireworks: 10 p.m. Saturday-Thursday. (Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party: after park hours event; select nights through Dec.19, 2014; Tickets may be purchased online at WaltDisneyWorld.com or 407/WDW- 7679.) off Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; parking $17, one-day pass $99 plus tax adults, $93 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 407-824-4321 or disneyworld.com.
AQUATICA: SeaWorld water park: 10a.m.- 5 p.m.daily; off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; parking $13, $56 adults, $51 ages 3-9; 407-351-3600.
COCO KEY WATER RESORT: aquatic playground: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. today-Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 7400 International Drive, Orlando; $22.95-$24.95 general, $19.95 Florida residents (select dates only); 407-351-2626.
WALT DISNEY WORLD BLIZZARD BEACH & TYPHOON LAGOON: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; off Buena Vista Drive near Disney's Hollywood Studios; $52 adults, $44 ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger; 407-824-4321.
WET 'N WILD: 10 a.m.-5 p.m daily; 6200 International Drive, Orlando; $56 general, $51 seniors and ages 3-9 (half price admission after 3 p.m.); 407-351-1800.
AIRHEADS TRAMPOLINE ARENA: 3-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 1-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday; 33 W. Pineloch Ave., Orlando; $16.95 unlimited jumping; 407-505-5867 or airheadsusa.com.
AMERICAN GHOST ADVENTURES: haunted history tours: 8 p.m. daily; starts at Ceviche, 120 W. Church St., Orlando; $30; 407-256-6225 or americanghostadventures.com.
BLUE HERON RIVER TOURS: eco/nature tours of the St. Johns and Hontoon Dead River: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily; departs from Hontoon Landing Resort & Marina, 2317 River Ridge Road, DeLand; $22 adults, $20 seniors, $16 ages 3-12; 386-689-8879.
BLUE MAN GROUP: theatrical music and performance art show:; 8 p.m. today;6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday, Wednesday; 7 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Monday,Tuesday,Thursday; Universal Citywalk, Interstate 4 and Kirkman Road, Orlando; $74-$94 adults, $29 age 9 and younger; 407-224-3200.
BLUE SPRING STATE PARK: river cruises, segway tours, boat rentals: 8 a.m.-sunset daily; 2100 W. French Ave., Orange City; $6 per car, call for additional pricing, 386-917-0724.
BOGGY CREEK AIRBOAT RIDES: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 2001 E. Southport Road, Kissimmee; rides from $26.95 adults, $20.95 children; 407-344-9550.
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: "La Nouba" show featuring circus arts and theater with sets and music: 6 and 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Tuesday-Thursday; Downtown Disney West Side; $57-$124 plus tax general, $57-$99 plus tax ages 3-9; 407-939-7328.
CITRUS TOWER: observation tower, gift shop, restaurant: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 141 N. U.S. Highway 27, Clermont; $6 adults, $4 children; 352-394-4061.
CRACKER CREEK CANOEING:nature tours of Spruce Creek: 8 a.m. -5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. Old Florida Pioneer Village, 1795 Taylor Road, Port Orange; pontoon boat tours $14 adults, $12 seniors, $10 children; 386-304-0778.
DOWNTOWN DISNEY: restaurant and entertainment complex including DisneyQuest, AMC 24 Theatres and more: hours vary; East Buena Vista Drive off I-4, Orlando; free; 407-939-6244.
FUN TOWN: roller rink, laser tag, bounce house, mini bowling and more: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday; 1976 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne; prices for single activity varies; all day passes $20 (skate lessons, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturdays, $10); 321-253-4777.
FUN SPOT: with roller coasters, multi-level go-karts tracks, thrill rides, arcade and world's two tallest SkyCoasters: 10 a.m. – midnight daily; two locations; 5700 Fun Spot Way (near I-Drive and Kirkman), Orlando; and 2850 Florida Plaza Blvd (MM#9 on Hwy 192), Kissimmee; $3-$9 ride tickets or $30-$40 all-day armbands; 407-363-3867.
IFLY ORLANDO INDOOR SKYDIVING: 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. daily; 6805 Visitors Circle, Orlando; packages from $54.95 plus tax ages 3 and older; 407-903-1150 or iflyorlando.com.
LEGENDS, A HAUNTING AT OLD TOWN: year-round haunted attraction: 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; 5770 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Suite 218, Kissimmee; $15; legendsoldtown.com.
OLD TOWN: entertainment complex with nightclubs, shopping and thrill rides: from 10 a.m. daily, 5770 W. US Highway 192, Kissimmee; free, ride admissions vary; 407-396-4888.
ORANGE BLOSSOM CANNONBALL: steam locomotive rides: departure times vary Saturday-Sunday; 101 South Boyd St. Winter Garden, 108 Taylor St. Ocoee; $20 adults, $15 ages 4-12; 352-742-7200.
RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT:exhibits of oddities, video presentations, illusions, animation: 9 a.m.-midnight daily; 8201 International Drive, Orlando; $19.99 adults, $12.99 ages 4-12, free age 3 and younger; 407-363-4418.
ST. JOHNS RIVER ECO-TOURS:9:30, 11:45 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. daily (closed Monday); Highbanks Marina & Camp Resort, 488 W. Highbanks Road, DeBary; $15-$25 adults, $7.50-$12.50 ages 12 and younger; 386-626-9004.
TITANIC: THE EXPERIENCE:guided tours through full-scale recreations and artifacts: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily; 7324 International Drive, Orlando; $21.95 plus tax adults, $19.75 plus tax seniors, $12.95 plus tax ages 3-11; 407-248-1166 or titanictheexperience.com.
WONDER WORKS: interactive activities in mystery lab, physical challenge lab, bubble room, Laser Works (laser tag and video arcade): 9 a.m.-midnight daily; 9067 International Drive, Orlando; $24.99 plus tax adults, $19.99 ages 4-12 and seniors, free age 3 and younger ($4.95 first game of laser tag, $2.95 each additional game); 407-351-8800.
ZIP ORLANDO: daily zipline tours; available by reservation; 4509 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Kissimmee; $95; 407-808-4947 or ziporlando.com.
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